2016 Global Symposium – Objectives

The 2016 Global Symposium Objectives are:

  • To improve our collective understanding of the costs of social isolation and the benefits of social connectedness through sharing best practices and lessons learned.
  • To connect the needs and experiences of the isolated and excluded with key influencers, including policy makers, to effect positive social change.
  • To identify measures and indicators for evaluating interventions in social connectedness, and identify areas for further research and collaboration.


Continue exploring the Symposium by selecting a section below:


Key Themes


Our Journey
Collaboration Jams


Screen Shot 2016-07-13 at 12.59.16 PM